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Some of the best laptops around are discounted this week
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If you’re looking for a gaming laptop, Dell’s G5 15 SE balances performance and value really well, combining an AMD Ryzen processor with a Radeon RX discrete GPU and a high-refresh screen.
Multiple configurations of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro are on sale at B&H Photo. The new Pro is powered by Apple’s M1 processor, which delivers astonishingly powerful performance and can also run iPhone and iPad apps natively on macOS. If you’d prefer to go for an older Intel model, some of those are on sale as well.
- 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 chip, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage is $1,449 at Amazon (usually $1,499). The same configuration is also on sale at B&H Photo for $1,399.
- 13-inch MacBook Pro (mid-2020) with Retina Display, 8GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD, a quad-core 8th Gen Intel i5 processor, and integrated Intel Iris Plus graphics is $1,099 at B&H Photo (usually $1,229)
- 13-inch MacBook Pro (mid-2020) with Retina Display, 8GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD, an 8th Gen ques-core Intel Core i5 processor, and integrated Intel Iris Plus graphics is $1,349 at B&H Photo (usually $1,499)
- 13-inch MacBook Pro (mid-2020) with Retina Display with 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and a quad-core 10th Gen Intel i5 processor is $1,599 at B&H Photo (usually $1,749)
- 13-inch MacBook Pro (mid-2020) with Retina display, 16GB of RAM, 1TB of SSD storage, a 10th Gen quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, and integrated Intel Iris Plus graphics is $1,769 at B&H Photo (usually $1,999)
Razer laptop deals
You can save up to $300 off of a few Razer gaming laptops, including the Blade Stealth 13 and the Blade 15.
Gigabyte’s Aorus 5 is on sale at Newegg. It’s a powerful gaming laptop that’s thinner, lighter, and more portable than many 15-inch gaming rigs out there.
Lenovo’s Legion 5 17 is on sale for $200 off at Newegg. It’s a 17-inch gaming rig with an affordable price tag, known for its exceptional battery life. The 15-inch model is also on sale at Walmart for $1,099 (originally $1,499).
- Lenovo’s Legion 7 is $1,599 at Walmart (previously $1,999). The model includes a Core i7-10750H, an RTX 2070 Super, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14 is $599 at Walmart, $200 off its original price of $799. This configuration includes an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 is $949.99 at Walmart (originally $1,749). You’ll get a Core i5-10210U, a 256GB SSD, and 8GB of RAM.
- The Lenovo IdeaPad S340 is $499 at Walmart (originally $699.99). The model includes a Core i55-10210U, 8GB of memory, and 256GB of storage.
The Asus VivoBook S15 is one of the best-value laptops you can buy. It offers fast performance, good battery life, and a nice sleek chassis.
- Multiple configurations of the Asus ZenBook 14 are on sale at Newegg. You can get a model with an AMD Ryzen 7 3700U, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD for $729.99 ($170 off its original price). You can also buy one with a Core i7-10510U, a GeForce MX250, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD for $749.99 ($150 off its original price of $899.99).
- The Asus ZenBook 15 is $1,199.99 at Newegg, $300 off its original price of $1,499.99. This configuration includes a Core i7-10510U, a GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD.
The Surface Pro 7 is a premium Windows 2-in-1 with a kickstand and stylus support. There are a number of different models, several of which are on sale at Best Buy.
- An i5 model is $799 ($230 off its original price of $1,029). You can find that price at Walmart as well.
- An i7 model is $899 ($430 off its original price of $1,329)
- The Surface Book 3 13 is on sale for $1,299 at Walmart, $300 off its original price of $1,599. This model includes an Intel Core i5-1035G7, 8GB of memory, and a 256GB SSD.
Multiple configurations of the Acer Aspire 5 are on sale at Best Buy. The Aspire 5 offers a sturdy chassis and solid performance at an affordable price point. It’s worth considering for students and other budget shoppers.
- You can also get a model with a Core i7-1165G7 and 12GB of RAM for $699.99 ($100 off the original price of $799.99).
- The Acer Nitro 5 is on sale for $799 (originally $1,099) at Walmart.
The Acer Spin 3 2-in-1 is on sale for $599 (originally $899) including a Core i7-1065G7, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD.
- The Acer Chromebook 314 is on sale for $219 (originally $299). The model includes an Intel Celeron N4020, 4Gb of RAM, and 32GB of storage (eMMC).
A few different MSI gaming laptops are on sale at Newegg. The highlight is the GL75 Leopard, a 17-inch rig with a powerful hexa-core processor and RTX GPU.
- The MSI GL65 Leopard is $1,099 at Newegg, $150 off its original price of $1,249 (with a $100 mail-in rebate card). This configuration includes a Core i7-10750H, a GTX 1660Ti, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB (HDD) + 512GB (SSD) of storage. A configuration with a GTX 1650 Ti, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD is also on sale for $949 ($150 off its original price of $1,099 with a $100 mail-in rebate card).
- Origin is offering two “bonuses” with the purchase of Origin laptops. Bonuses include: a $50 Visa rewards card, a 500GB Seagate BarraCuda SSD, a Corsair Void Pro RGB Elite Wireless Headset, a Corsair K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard and Corsair Harpoon RGB Gaming Mouse, a Corsair Dark Core RGB Pro Mouse, and an Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock. We recently reviewed the Origin Evo-15S and liked the extensive port selection and powerful gaming performance.
- The Gateway Creator Series, a 15-inch budget laptop for gaming and content creation, is $599 at Walmart (previously $899). This model includes an AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, a Nvidia GTX 1650, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. You’ll also get a free month of Xbox Game Pass. An Intel model with a Core i5-10300H and an RTX 2060 is also on sale for $799.